The day-long cloud that hovered over Oxford has lifted and it appears No. 21 Mississippi State and Ole Miss will kick off their three-game series at Oxford-University Stadium on time tonight at 6:30. Mother Nature pulled a fast one Friday.Oxford’s day-long cloud coverage cleared just long enough for No. 21 Mississippi State and Ole Miss to record three outs at Oxford-University Stadium before the sky opened again with a heavy rain. Due to the precipitation, Game 1 between the Bulldogs and Rebels was suspended until Saturday. Game 1 will resume with the Rebels batting in the bottom of the first at 3 p.m. Game 2 of the three-game set will begin 40 minutes after the opener’s conclusion. You’ll find game blogs for both of Saturday’s contests below. (more…) (May 10, 2013)
As Amory second baseman Ryan Hill fielded a chopper cleanly off the bat of Lafayette pinch hitter Dylan Gossett and tossed it to first, the Commodores’ special season came to a disappointing end.
The Commodores were unable to overcome an early deficit on Monday, falling at Amory 5-1 in Game 3 of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs.
The second round loss eliminated the Commodores (17-12 overall) from the postseason. (May 11, 2010, Page 9)
During my brief phone interview with Amory Panthers head baseball coach Chad Williams on Thursday (for this article regarding Will Cox) it was brought up how the Lafayette Commodores have shown a lot of character and grit this season.
(more…) (May 9, 2010)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette’s Commodores made sure they got another bus trip to Amory by defeating the Panthers 4-3 Saturday night at W.V. Brewer Field. The win by LHS evened the best-of-three Class 4A second-round playoff series at 1-1 and set up the deciding Game 3 on Monday at Amory at 7 p.m. (more…) (May 9, 2010)
AMORY — Five runs in the first inning were all it took for the Amory Panthers to claim Game 1 of its Class 4A second round matchup against the Lafayette Commodores 5-3 on Friday.
(more…) (May 7, 2010)
It’s hard to carry on a conversation regarding the Amory Panthers baseball team without mentioning junior pitcher Will Cox.
Lafayette coach Greg Lewis, whose team is now tasked with stopping the Panthers, is finding that out the hard way. (May 7, 2010, Page 7A)
A confident, and consistent approach has helped the Lafayette Commodores win over a dozen games the last half of the season, but it’s also been a formula for success for one of the team’s top pitchers.
Junior right-hander Jarrett Patton has transformed himself from the Commodores’ starting shortstop into the team’s top starter by maintaining his laid-back attitude throughout the game as well as a consistent approach to getting batters out each inning. (May 6, 2010, Page 6)